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Here are the top most coldest places on earth. These are places where official temperatures are recorded. As a comment below noted, not all of these places are inhabited, and rightly so. I would not want to live in one of the coldest palces on earth.

Cold in Switzerland
Feeling the cold in Switzerland

In order to have some variety, only a maximum of two places per country/region is listed - otherwise this would just be a list of ten places in Antartica!

Location Lowest Temperature  
1. Vostok, Antartica -89.2 °C -138.6 °F
2. Plateau Station, Antartica -84.0 -129.2
3. Oymyakon, Russia -71.1 -96.0
4. Verkhoyansk, Russia -67.7 -90.0
5. Northice, Greenland -66.0 -87.0
6. Eismitte, Greenland -64.9 -85.0
7. Snag, Yukon, Canada -63.0 -81.4
8. Prospect Creek, Alaska, USA -62.1 -79.8
9. Fort Selkirk, Yukon, Canada -58.9 -74.0
10. Rogers Pass, Montana, USA -56.5 -69.7

 

See also the World's Hottest Places


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